Humanities Calendar - Fall Quarter

Fall Quarter 2014

All presentations are free and open to the campus and the community.

China Town Hall
October 16 (Thurs), 3:45- 7:30pm
JKC 101 (Wilderness Room)
Sponsored by the Global Studies Department, this nationwide live broadcast of the eighth China Town Hall presents the impact of the current and future U.S/China relationship on personal and professional lives. President Jimmy Carter is the official CTH speaker, followed by a local China specialist who will present issues and topics after the live webcast. Participation and discussion by the attending audience is encouraged.
Contact Elke Dinter, or (425) 388-9465

Slavery Symposium
October 21 (Tues), 9-10am, JKC 101
October 23 (Thurs), 11am-12pm, BAK 120
Panels of experts examine the challenges and impacts of modern-day slavery in Washington state. Moderator: Steven Tobias

Food Day Panel
 October 21 (Tues), 12:15pm- 1:15pm
JKC 101 (Wilderness Room)
As part of celebrating Food Day this year, a panel discussion will be held at EvCC in the Jackson Center on the topic of “Affordable, safe and healthy food in Snohomish County: view points from producers to policy makers”. Participants include a food policy expert, a local organic farmer, the Snohomish County agricultural coordinator & Everett mayor Ray Stephanson.
Contact Nancy Vandenberg, or 425-388-9455

October 28 (Tues), 10:00am- 1:00pm
JKC 101
Celebrate the Oktoberfest with activities, song and dance, right here at Everett Community College. Join us for this event sponsored by the World Languages Department and the International Education Department. The famous Enzian Schuhplattler folk-dance group will perform and entertain.
Contact Elke Dinter, or (425) 388-9465

Yurei: Japanese Ghost Stories
October 29 (Wed), 12:00 noon
JKC 101 (Wilderness Room)
Join us for a ghost story reading by Zach Davisson, author of “Yurei: The Japanese Ghost” followed by a panel discussion, book signing and audience Q&A. This event is sponsored by EvCC’s Japanese Club. For more information, go to  Contact Heather Uhl (425) 388-9139.

Lecture: Making a Living as a Musician
November 6 (Thurs), 12:20-1:50
BAK 120
A talk with musical excerpts by violinist Svend Rønning, Concertmaster of the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra, and pianist Lisa Bergman, Juilliard graduate and KING-FM radio announcer.

 “The Man Outside” --  Fall Play
November 20-22 and December 4-6,  7:30pm
BAK 120
“The Man Outside” describes the hopelessness of a post-war soldier called Beckmann who returns from Russia to find he has lost his wife and his home as well as his illusions and beliefs. This is one of Germany’s best known post-World-War II plays. Sponsored by Student Activities and produced by the EvCC theatre department.
Contact Beth Peterson, or (425) 388-9525

Tuesday Travelogues return for another quarter. All presentations are in JKC 107 from 12:20-1:20pm. Additional information about presenters and locations can be found on the Tuesday Travelogue page.
September 30: Indonesia
October 7: Iceland, Ireland, Scotland, & England
October 14: Adventures Down Under: Java, Bali, & Australia
October 21: Antarctica (location: BAK 120)
November 4: Sedona AZ I See It
November 18: Kenya & Tanzanian Islands

Contact Us

The Humanities Alliance
Everett Community College
Phone: 425.388.9411
2000 Tower Street
Everett, WA 98201